Severe winter weather across much of the U.S. in the first week of the year had a significant impact on the Red Cross’s ability to collect blood. Nearly 320 blood drives were cancelled–the equivalent of about 9,300 blood and platelet donations. So it’s incumbent upon us who live in warmer areas to help out now. Donors of all blood types are needed, but there is …Read More »
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Computer Technologies Program prepares people with disabilities for professional employment by providing technical training, coaching and associated services. Our comprehensive program is tailored to suit an incredibly diverse student population. To do this we treat each student as an individual and work to find their unique strengths and weaknesses.
Since 1974, CTP has helped hundreds of people with disabilities gain employment and develop their careers.
In older age, health issues can become overwhelming. Sometimes decisions need to be made in crisis situations, decisions that can define a person’s quality of life. Sifting through information to sort truth from propaganda is especially important at these times. Eileen Gambrill, UC Berkeley professor and author of Propaganda In The Helping Professions, will be discussing “How Not to be Bamboozled in Making …Read More »
(Sigh.) Here we are 27 years since the Air Carrier Access Act was passed in 1986, and they’re still doing stuff like this. How an airline can smash up a $26,000 wheelchair, return it to the owner in pieces, claim they’re not responsible and then leave the person sitting there with their broken wheelchair is beyond me. But that’s precisely what …Read More »